Financial Accountant - NSW mid-North Coast

Costa is a dynamic organization seeking a skilled and experienced finance professional to join our expanding team. This additional role will strengthen the support that the finance team provides to the business.

The Financial Accountant role sits within our vibrant finance team in the beautiful beach-side mid-North coast town of Woolgoolga. As a leader in agriculture, we are committed to innovation, sustainability, and excellence in all that we do. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated finance professional to play a pivotal role in our continued success.

The Financial Accountant will contribute to the pro-active and commercially focused finance activities of our large and complex business unit. This varied role involves financial data consolidation, reporting and regional business partnering. 

The role is permanent and based within our Woolgoolga, NSW office. Experience the perfect blend of professional growth and a relaxed lifestyle. Enjoy a healthy work-life balance with easy access to the beach for rejuvenating breaks. Connect with a tight-knit community, and build professional relationships in a unique coastal setting. Escape the city stress, breathe in the fresh sea air, and work in an inspiring environment that attracts top talent. This is not just a job; it's an opportunity to thrive both professionally and personally in a location that offers more than just a career path.

Key Responsibilities - Financial Accountant:

Data Management and Analysis:

  • Prepare management reports tracking financial performance against budget/forecasts, along with variance and trend analysis including development and implementation of dashboard reporting

Insights and Reporting:

  • Contribute to the preparation of various data and analytics reports on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis, to support business decision making. 
  • Prepare financial year end reports for external accountants (and or auditors), providing supporting information and managing delivery within reporting timeframes.

Information and Business Advice:

  • Resolve queries from internal or external customers or suppliers by providing information on processes and policies.
  • Assist with the annual budgeting process and audit requirements.

Financial Policies, Guidelines, and Protocols:

  • Contribute to the development and delivery of financial policies, guidelines, and protocols to ensure the company complies with regulations and good financial practice.

Operational Compliance:

  • Contribute to the ongoing compliance of the team to financial requirements.

Internal Relationship Management:

  • Develop a business partnering relationship with internal regoinal managers, providing them with relevant financial information and supporting them in financial decisions making.

About you

Experience in a finance role within a commercial organisation is important for this role. In addition, the successful candidate will have;

  • CPA certification with a minimum of two years’ relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Proven self-initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong work ethic, can-do attitude, and willingness to get involved.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work effectively within a team.
  • High level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Previous exposure to SAP or similar ERP systems, and experience within FMCG and/or agriculture sectors will be highly regarded.

If you are a results-oriented and motivated finance professional seeking a challenging and rewarding opportunity, we invite you to apply. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications via the "apply now" link. For a confidential conversation about this role please contact Sarah Miles, National HR Manager, through

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, so if you are interested, apply now!

Costa is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Join us in shaping the future of our finance team and contribute to the success of a dynamic and forward-thinking organization. We look forward to welcoming the newest member of our finance team!


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Full time

Job no: 2024-2393

Location: Corindi

Category: Berries

Closing Date: Saturday, 29 June 2024